23/11/2020 - 01/12/2020
On 23-24, 27 November and 1 December 2020 the Venice Commission and the OSCE/ODIHR held online meetings with Albanian authorities in the framework of the preparation of the draft opinion on the Electoral Law (amendments to the Constitution of 30 July 2020 and to the Electoral Code of 5 October 2020) upon the request by the President of Albania submitted on 21 October 2020.
The rapporteurs held online meetings with the President of the Republic of Albania, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, the parliamentary majority and opposition, representatives of the major extra-parliamentary parties, the Central Electoral Commission, the Ombudsman as well as with representatives of civil society.
The draft opinion is planned for adoption by the December 2020 plenary session.
The preparation of the Opinion is funded through the Quick Response Mechanism (EU/CoE joint Programme Partnership for Good Governance).